In January 2012, manufacturing output slightly increased (+0.2%)Industrial production index - January 2012

In January 2012, manufacturing output slightly in-creased in volume (+0.2%). It had decreased in December 2011 (-1.3%). Output increased in total industry (+0.3%).

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Paru le : 09/03/2012
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In January 2012, manufacturing output slightly increased in volume (+0.2%). It had decreased in December 2011 (-1.3%).

Output increased in total industry (+0.3%).

During the last quarter, manufacturing output was almost stable (-0.1%)…

During the last quarter (quarter-on-quarter change), output was almost stable in the manufacturing sector (-0.1%) and slightly decreased in the industry as a whole (-0.3%).

Output decreased in the “other manufacturing” (-0.6%), though it increased in the manufacture of transport equipment (+2.1%) and in the manufacture of electrical, electronic equipment and machine equipment (+0.5%).

…and remained higher than its last year’s level by 0.6%

Manufacturing output increased by 0.6% (y-o-y).

It increased in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment and machine equipment (+2.0%), in the manufacture of food products and beverages (+2.1%), and in the manufacture of transport equipment (+1.4%). It was almost stable in the “other manufacturing“ (-0.2%).

On the contrary, it strongly decreased in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (-6.2%).

Please note: all the series are adjusted for seasonal variations (SA) and the number of working days (WDA).

Graphique1a – Monthly industrial Production indexes

  • Legend : CZ : Manufacturing - (C1) : Manufacture of food products and beverages - (C3) : Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment - (C4) : Manufacture of transport equipment - (C5) : Other manufacturing
  • Sources : Insee, SSP, SOeS

Tableau 1 – Variation of the Industrial Production by activity (NA)

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Variation of the Industrial Production by activity (NA)
NA : A10, (A17) Jan. / Dec. Dec. / Nov. Quarter on quarter change Year on year change (1)
BE: INDUSTRY 0,3 –1,3 –0,3 –0,6
CZ: MANUFACTURING 0,2 –1,3 –0,1 0,6
(C1): Manufacture of food products and beverages –0,6 –0,7 –0,5 2,1
(C2): Manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products –11,1 0,1 –0,1 –6,2
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 3,5 –2,9 0,5 2,0
(C4): Manufacture of transport equipment –1,5 –0,5 2,1 1,4
(C5): Other manufacturing 0,1 –1,3 –0,6 –0,2
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 2,4 –1,3 –1,8 –8,2
FZ: Construction 0,6 –0,4 0,8 4,1
  • (1) Last three months / three same months of previous year
  • The codes correspond to the level of aggregation A 10 (A 17) of the "NA" aggregate classification based on NAF rev.2.
  • Sources : INSEE, SSP, SOeS

Tableau 2 – Variation of the Industrial Production

2005 based, SA-WDA changes in %
Variation of the Industrial Production
NA : A10, (A17), [A38 ou A64] Jan. 2012 Jan. / Dec. Dec. / Nov. Quarter on quarter change
BE: INDUSTRY 92,1 0,3 –1,3 –0,3
CZ: MANUFACTURING 91,8 0,2 –1,3 –0,1
(C1): Man. of food products and beverages 104,2 –0,6 –0,7 –0,5
(C2): Man. of coke and refined petroleum products 69,8 –11,1 0,1 –0,1
(C3): Electrical and electronic equipment; machine equipment 94,1 3,5 –2,9 0,5
[CI] Man. of computer, electronic and optical products 97,5 6,1 –4,2 0,7
[CJ] Man. of electrical equipment 102,4 0,9 –2,1 1,1
[CK] Man. of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (1) 86,8 3,2 –2,2 0,0
(C4): Man. of transport equipment 86,7 –1,5 –0,5 2,1
[CL1] Man. of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers 68,5 –0,6 –1,6 –0,9
[CL2] Man. of other transport equipment 123,8 –2,7 1,0 5,6
(C5): Other manufacturing 90,1 0,1 –1,3 –0,6
[CB] Man. of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products 58,3 2,5 –2,6 –1,9
[CC] Man. of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media 76,7 –0,4 –0,4 –1,5
[CE] Man. of chemicals and chemical products 113,3 2,9 –0,7 0,2
[CF] Man. of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations 111,1 –0,3 –0,4 –1,4
[CG] Man. of rubber and plastics products, and other non-metallic mineral products 87,9 –0,3 –0,7 0,5
[CH] Man. of basic metals and fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment 81,2 0,6 –1,5 –1,4
[CM] Other manufacturing; repair and installation of machinery and equipment 102,1 –2,2 –2,5 0,1
(DE): Mining and quarrying; energy; water supply; waste management 94,8 2,4 –1,3 –1,8
[BZ] Mining and quarrying 91,5 –0,4 0,7 3,7
[DZ] Electricity, gas, steam and air-conditioning supply 93,8 2,5 –1,4 –2,6
[EZ] Water supply; sewerage, waste management and remediation 106,3 3,7 –1,9 1,0
FZ: Construction 97,7 0,6 –0,4 0,8
MIGs (2)
Capital goods 91,3 0,0 –1,9 0,9
Intermediate goods 87,8 1,3 –1,0 –0,4
Consumer durables 82,1 1,0 –5,1 0,0
Consumer non-durables 101,8 –0,5 –0,7 –0,6
  • (1) n.e.c. : not elsewhere classifiable
  • (2) Main industrial groupings : definition in Commission regulation EC of 14 June 2007
  • Sources : Insee, SSP, SOeS

In January 2012, output rose in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment, machine equipment (+3.5%)…

Output soared in the manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products (+6.1%), and in the manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c. (+3.2%). It also increased in the manufacture of electrical equipment (+0.9%).

… and was almost stable in the « other manufacturing » (+0.1%)

Output increased in the manufacture of chemicals and chemical products (+2.9%), in the manufacture of basic metals and fabricated metal products (+0.6%) and in the manufacture of textiles, wearing apparel, leather and related products (+2.5%).

Meanwhile, it strongly decreased in the other manufacturing, repair and installation of machinery and equipment (-2.2%). It also decreased in the manufacture of rubber and plastics products (-0.3%), in the manufacture of wood and paper products; printing and reproduction of recorded media (-0.4%) as well as in the manufacture of basic pharmaceutical products and pharmaceutical preparations (-0.3%).

However, it decreased in the manufacture of transport equipment (-1.5%)…

Output decreased in the manufacture of other transport equipment (-2.7%) and in the manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (-0.6%).

… and in the manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products (-11.1%).

Revisions: +0.10 point in December

Tableau 3 – Measure of variations’ revisions

(in point %)
Measure of variations’ revisions
Dec. / Nov. Nov. / Oct. Oct. / Sept. Q4 2011 / Q3 2011 2011 / 2010
Industry (BE) 0,11 0,00 0,00 –0,07 0,01
raw serie 0,20 –0,31 0,21 0,08 0,04
SA-WDA coefficient –0,09 0,31 –0,21 –0,15 –0,03
Manufacturing (CZ) 0,10 –0,22 0,00 –0,11 0,03
raw serie 0,30 –0,30 0,30 0,20 0,02
SA-WDA coefficient –0,20 0,08 –0,30 –0,31 0,01
  • Note of reading : in the manufacturing, the SA-WDA evolution between November and December is revised by 0.10 point : 0.30 is due to the raw serie's revision and -0.20 to the new calculation of the SA-WDA.
  • Sources : Insee, SSP, SOeS
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